Winter Hiking

Hiking is an enjoyable activity in any weather. Here are some simple winter hiking tips that are designed to keep you safe, comfortable and going strong in the cold winter weather. Winter hiking gives you the opportunity to have a true wilderness experience. Winter hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains can lead to mesmerizing views of snow-covered forests, waterfalls, and so much more! Best Winter Hiking Places: Trail Features Miles Alum Cave Views 4.4 Alum Cave Bluffs Trail...

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Christmas Parades

Friday, December 3: The Fantasy of Lights Parade in Gatlinburg, TN The festivities will begin at 6pm with Santa’s Autograph Party at the Riverbend Mall. At 7:30pm, the Fantasy of Lights Parade begins as exciting entertainment takes to the streets. The parade will be featuring: light covered floats, marching bands, Budweiser Clydesdale’s, dance teams, huge helium balloons, artificial snow, and the grand finale of Santa Claus and his elves. Along the way, the...

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Restaurants Open Thanksgiving

Here are some of the best known restaurants in the Great Smoky Mountains. Consider all the area’s options this year while preparing for a memorable Thanksgiving feast the whole family will love! Alamo Steakhouse : 4PM-9PM Baskin Robbins : 11AM-11PM Bennett’s Bar-B-Que : 11AM-9PM Buddy’s Bar-B-Que : Noon-9PM Burger King : 6AM-Midnight Calhoun’s : 11AM-10PM Corky’s Ribs & BBQ : 11AM-8PM Cracker Barrel : 6AM-10PM Denny’s Diner : 24 Hours Flapjacks Pancake Cabin :...

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New Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show

There is soon to be a new show in town, and there’s feuding in the hills already! The Black Bear Jamboree Dinner Show will be transforming into a completely new show after the winter shows are over on January 1, 2011. The new show is based on the legendary feuds between the Hatfields and the McCoys. The new show will be an exciting addition to the East Tennessee’s entertainment industry. Two mountain homes with a big red barn in between will be the new look of...

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Winterfest at Creekstone Inn

Creekstone Inn, one of our Pigeon Forge hotels, celebrates Winterfest with a new light show! Featuring 28 hand-made snowlflakes ‘dancing’ to everyone’s favorite...

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